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Sanford Bishop, Jr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: Sanford D. Bishop, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1992
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Vivian; 1 Stepchild: Aayesha
Birth Date: 02/04/1947
Birth Place: Mobile, AL
Home City: Albany, GA
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Affordable, Accessible Health Care
Issue Position: Defense
Issue Position: Housing
Issue Position: Fiscal Discipline
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: A Better Educated Population
Issue Position: Safe and Secure Communities, Free of Crime and Drugs
Issue Position: Senior Citizens
Issue Position: Crime
Issue Position: Disaster Preparedness
Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Small Businesses
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Appropriations
Issue Position: National Defense
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Balanced Budget
Issue Position: Terrorism/Homeland Security
Issue Position: Tax Relief
Issue Position: Estate Tax
Issue Position: Family Values
Issue Position: Second Amendment
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Military and Veterans
Issue Position: Foreign Affairs
Issue Position: Energy Independence
Issue Position: Jobs and A Stronger More Diversified Economy
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 4, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on New Proposed EPA Carbon Emission Regulations
May 30, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on FY 2015 Agriculture Appropriations Bill Mark-Up
May 30, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Review of VA Waiting Lists
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Advisory: CNCS Announces Expansion of STEM AmeriCorps Into Georgia
May 30, 2014 Congressman Sanford Bishop Statement on Shinseki Resignation
May 29, 2014 Congressman Bishop Heralds Win for Pecan, Tree Nut Industries
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 27, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement Remembers Our Nation's Sacrifices on Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Congressman Bishop Statement on President's Comments Regarding Investigation Into VA Service Failure
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 19, 2014 In Recognition of the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
May 16, 2014 Franks, 42 Colleagues File Court Brief to Overturn Obamacare for Violating Origination Clause
May 15, 2014 Congressman Bishop Expresses Outrage to Allegations Regarding VA Cost-Cutting
May 12, 2014 Congressman Bishop Condemns Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
May 7, 2014 Congressman Bishop Announces $105,160 Research Grant for Albany State University
May 1, 2014 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2015
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